The Cleveland Indians used six runs over the first three innings to roll to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The win tied the series at two wins each as the teams trade off wins.
The Cleveland Indians play their first postseason game since 2001, welcoming in the New York Yankees for Game 1 of the American League Division Series. They play the ungracious host, as a three-run first and a five-run fifth inning lead the way to an easy 12-3 victory.
Grant, Lofton, and Murray will be joined by former Rookie of the Year and American League MVP Dick Allen and fireballer J.R. Richard as part of the fifth class at the Kansas City landmark. The museum, which opened in a new site in November of 1997 in Kansas City’s Historic District, will host activities throughout the day, including a news conference, a VIP meet-and-greet, and a dinner reception prior to the Hall of Game ceremonies.
Did The Tribe Win Last Night’s countdown to Opening Day has reached just seven days, one short week, until Major League Baseball returns to regular season action on Thursday, March 29. Today, we look back at both Tribe players past and present with ties to the number seven.
Countdown to Opening Day – 7 days
March Madness is in full swing, with brackets across the country being busted every few hours (especially with the #1-seeded University of Virginia’s shocking loss late Friday night to 16-seed University of Maryland, Baltimore County).
The chances that players in the tournament turn up at the Major League level in the near future are mighty slim, but it does happen on occasion as a dozen former college basketball players who have played in the yearly March playoff have found later employment following their hoops careers on a big league diamond.
Four of the eleven men to do so have spent time on the shores of Lake Erie, including one Hall of Fame outfielder, another who was a Cooperstown snub, and a pair of pitchers.
The 2007 season comes to a shocking and heartbreaking end for the Cleveland Indians as they lose their third straight ALCS game and are eliminated from the postseason by the Boston Red Sox in an 11-2 shellacking at Fenway Park.
The losses all came after the Indians took what appeared to be a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.